DR 7-109 Contact with Witnesses.
- A lawyer shall not suppress
any evidence that he or his client has legal obligation to reveal or
- A lawyer shall not advise or
cause a person to secrete himself or to leave the jurisdiction of a
tribunal for the purpose of making him unavailable a witness therein.
- A lawyer shall not pay, offer
to pay, or acquiesce in the payment of compensation to a witness
contingent upon the content of his testimony or the outcome of the
case. But a lawyer may advance, guarantee,
or acquiesce in the payment of:
- Expenses reasonably
incurred by a witness in attending or testifying.
compensation to a witness for his loss of time in attending or
- A reasonable fee for
the professional services of an expert witness.